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npr: There Is Growing Segregation In Millennial Wealth

A few years ago, as everyone focused incessantly on millennials' apparent obsession with avocado toast, a team of researchers at the Federal...

VOA: Companies Cut Concrete’s Heavy Carbon Footprint

It's literally the foundation of modern life. A slab of concrete underlies nearly every permanent structure on Earth. Concrete...

CNN: Wall Street’s losses on Archegos just topped $10 billion

Swiss bank UBS (UBS) revealed on Tuesday that it lost $774 million from last month's implosion of Archegos Capital Management, a bigger hit than many...

CNN: GameStop cashes in on Reddit surge with big stock sale

GameStop shares have gone ballistic this year, surging more than 800% thanks to love from Reddit fans betting on a turnaround for the video...

npr: Losing It All: Mobile Home Owners Evicted Over Small Debts During Pandemic

It was a pretty brutal holiday season for Barbara Gaught in Billings, Montana. Back in December, just a week before Christmas, she...

npr: What Amazon’s Defeat Of Union Effort Means For The Future Of American Labor

A movement to unionize workers at an Amazon warehouse in Bessemer, Ala., was seen as a potential turning point for the American...

CNN: Bitcoin suffers flash crash following week of crypto hype

After a hype-filled week for cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin experienced a flash crash over the weekend, plunging nearly 14% in less than an hour,...

CNN: NFTs are suddenly everywhere, but they have some big problems

For several weeks, it's been near impossible to exist on the internet without at least hearing a mention of NFTs. Short for non-fungible tokens,...

CNN: Yes, the IRS can tax bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. What you need to know

Even though you can buy things with bitcoin, it's not the same as cash. At least not in the eyes of the IRS. Virtual currencies...

CNN: CEOs vow to fight voting restrictions despite threats from Trump and McConnell

Dozens of business leaders held an hour-long brainstorming session over the weekend to discuss ways to fight controversial voting restrictions proposed in...

CNN: ‘The worst’: Tax professionals sound off on the 2020 tax filing season

It's very hard to win a game when the rules keep changing as you're playing.That in a nutshell describes what accountants and...

CNN: Jobless claims are on the rise again. But that doesn’t mean the recovery is doomed

Claims for unemployment benefits recently fell to a pandemic-era low. But they rose again last week, muddying the picture of the US...

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Hundreds Run Through Streets Of C-U In ‘Run To Remember’

CHAMPAIGN – Hundreds of runners and walkers turned out for the inaugural Run To Remember on Saturday morning in Champaign-Urbana. The 8K run and...

CHAMPAIGN COUNTY RELEASES IMMIGRANT WELCOMING PLAN

First-ever plan in Champaign County has recommendations for better integrating immigrants into the local community, economy, and workforce Champaign...

[Urbana] Enjoy jazz music at Meadowbrook Park on September 10

It’s the most original jazz event in town. Walk through Meadowbrook Park’s Wandell Sculpture Garden and listen to local jazz music on...

CHAMBANA WELCOME CREW

New to Champaign-Urbana? Get connected to community through the Chambana Welcome Crew., our new ambassador program designed to help you feel right...